> I understand the 'legacy' concern but at the same time we don't want to
> have aftificial limitations too. Name change, in particular, doesn't
> happen 'under the hood' -- someone privileged enough needs to request
> the change.
> Can you think of any particular real world scenarios which are broken by
> the change?

How about:

man 8 dhclient-script

The interface name is passed in $interface to the scripts. Do we get
the old name or the new name? I suspect scripts are going to break if
they are given the old name, which no longer exists.


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